A senior adviser to U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Resigned March 29, 2008 about a $ 400,000 harassment lawsuit against him while working at the California Department of Justice.
Larry Wallace resigned after the Sacramento settlement.
"Harris spokeswoman Lily Adams said.
The lawsuit filed by Danielle Hartley accused Wallace of demeaning based on her gender while she worked for him as his assistant.
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Hartley said Wallace has been sent to the custodian's office. sometimes with other men in the room. Wallace Hartley asked him to do so, according to the suit.
The suit also said Wallace had Hartley run his personal errands, including booking flights for his children car. They are reported to have complained, "the lawsuit states,"
They said they reported the alleged harassment in 201
Xavier Becerra, who succeeded Harris as California's attorney general, said Hartley "Unreasonably failed to use the procedures during the period of time, and after, the alleged harassment or discrimination was occurring. "
Wallace previously served as director of the Division of Law Enforcement under then-California Attorney General Harris and worked for it as tenure as district attorney for San Francisco. 19659005] Harris has been given a vocal supporter of the #MeToo movement and is contemplating the launch of a 2020 presidential bid.
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Hartley is barred from discussing the settlement amount and agreed not to ap ply for jobs with the state Justice Department. Neither she nor Wallace commented on the Bee.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.